Sports

Andes athletes joining Margaretville teams will be focus of public meeting

By Brian Sweeney and Julia Green
A proposal to allow Andes students to join the Margaretville boys’ varsity soccer and basketball teams next year is the subject of a public meeting on Wednesday, April 7 at 7:15 p.m. in MCS Board Room.
The plan is being presented as a means of allowing Andes students to participate in varsity athletics during the 2010-11 season. Because of low enrollment, ACS officials do not anticipate being able to field boys’ teams next year for soccer or basketball.


MCS girls rally past Rams for softball win

By Julia Green
The old adage about the fat lady singing was never truer than last Tuesday, when the Margaretville Blue Devils’ softball team went on a seven-run rally in the bottom of the seventh inning with two outs against them to post a 17-16 win over the Rams of South Kortright.
Junior Amy Filupeit’s RBI single was enough to drive in the winning run, which capped off an inning with six walks and three hits, including singles by Jessica Barringer and Christine Kelly.


Returning softball players make coaches optimistic

By Julia Green
Andes Mountaineers
For the first time in two years, Andes Central School will have a softball team. Head Coach Tamara Snyder is welcoming back a core of seniors who last played for her when they were freshmen.
Leading the Mountaineers this season will be seniors Karli Tait and Rachel Andrews, who spent the past two seasons with the Margaretville softball team. Tait, a pitcher, was an All-Delaware League selection last season.


Margaretville, Roxbury baseball clubs gear up for competitive seasons

By Julia Green
Following are baseball previews for the Margaretville and Roxbury boys’ varsity teams. Andes will not have a baseball team this spring.


Time Out: March 24, 2010

It was a visit to York, Pennsylvania; many years ago that introduced me to the passion many women have for baseball. My wife and I were engaged to be married and we were visiting her Aunt Rose Hollander, a retired schoolteacher, a widower, who lived alone. I had never met Aunt Rose before and was a bit nervous anticipating how I would be received.


New winners crowned in Pine Hill Arms-Belleayre Triathlon

Pine Hill — More than 100 athletes entered the 18th Pine Hill Arms-Belleayre Triathlon this past Saturday representing five states. The ski portion of the race started at the top of Belleayre Mountain and finished at the lower lodge where the biking portion began with a climb to the top of Belleayre Village.


Time Out: March 17, 2010

Sometimes if we’re not slapped in the face by the significance of an event, we take for granted the very things we most enjoy. For dye-in-the-wool Delaware County basketball fans, that has to be the case with the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III Men’s Basketball Championships held at SUNY Delhi.


Area teams score at MCS Booster Club indoor tourney

The MCS Booster Club hosted its seventh annual indoor soccer tournament at Margaretville Central School on Friday, March 12 and Saturday, March 13. The tournament featured 48 teams divided into four age groups.


Indoor soccer tournament at MCS Friday and Saturday

Margaretville — The MCS Booster Club will host its seventh annual indoor soccer tournament at Margaretville Central School on Friday evening, March 12 and all day Saturday, March 13.
The tournament will include 48 teams divided into four age groups.


Top-seeded Davenport ends Andes' run in sectional tournament

By Julia Green
It was very nearly a Cinderella story when the 12th-seeded Andes boys trailed top-seeded Davenport by only a point with 12.5 seconds remaining in Thursday’s Section IV Class D semifinal match in Oneonta.
“I was convinced we were going to be in the game,” said Andes Head Coach John Bernhardt.


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